# Binomial probability distribution

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# 48. It is known that diskettes produced by a certain company will be defective with probability 0.01, independently of each other. The company sells the diskettes in packages of size 10 and offers a money-back guarantee that at most 1 of 10 diskettes in the package will be defective. If someone buys 3 packages, what is the probability that he or she will return exactly one of them?

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# 48. It is known that diskettes produced by a certain company will be defective with probability 0.01, independently of each other. The company sells the diskettes in packages of size 10 and offers a money-back guarantee that at most 1 of 10 diskettes in the package will be defective. If someone buys 3 packages, what is the probability that he or she will return exactly one of them?

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